DOKweb Content is a portal dedicated to East European documentary film. The news section provides up-to-date information on upcoming and just completed films, interviews with filmmakers and other documentary professionals, in-depth articles exploring the state of documentary filmmaking in various parts of the region, as well as insightful texts on current trends, funding, etc. The portal also boasts the largest published databases of completed and upcoming documentary films from Eastern Europe, an industry directory, as well as trailers and original video content. is IDF´s key online project that provides comprehensive details on all IDF´s activities and links them with general information service.
Institute of Documentary Film’s Activities

Founded in 2001, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (dir. Alison Klayman, USA/China 2011) - Good Pitch Europe 2011, premieres at Sundance FF 2012

Good Pitch Europe 2012: Social Issues and Outreach

10.01.2012 | jak | Articles

Until February 1, The Good Pitch Europe 2012 is accepting entries from ...
Plug & Pray (dir. Jens Schanze, Germany 2009)

Deadline for Academia Film Olomouc: Jan 13

06.01.2012 | jak | Articles

The 47th Academia Film Olomouc, International Festival of Science Documentary ...
Inside Job (dir. Charles Ferguson, USA 2010)

Brief Doc Poll: 3 Questions on Trends, Funding and Reinvention

01.01.2012 | har, jak | Articles

Documentary expert Sean Farnel, YLE commissioning editor Iikka Vehkalahti ...
Duet for Cello (writer/director: Wafa’a Halawi; producer: Paul Ryan; France/Lebanon/Scotland/Ireland) - Winner of the 2010 ENGAGE Prize

ENGAGE 2012 Ready for 24 Filmmaking Students and Graduates

29.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Students in their last year of, or recent graduates of a university-level ...
Our School (dir. Mona Nicoară, Miruna Coca-Cozma, Romania, Switzerland, USA 2011 - supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund)

Sundance Institute Documentary Fund - February Deadline

28.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Until February 9, 2012, the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund is accepting ...
Pina (dir. Wim Wenders, Germany 2011)

Revolution in Motion: Notes on the Future of Documentary Production

27.12.2011 | Paul Pauwels | Articles

In his exhaustive and insightful answers to our survey questions, Paul ...
Happy Holidays from IDF

Happy Holidays from IDF

23.12.2011 | Articles

We would like to thank all of our partners, supporters and friends for ...
Gugara (dir. Andrzej Dybczak, Jacek Nagłowski, Poland 2007, Dragon Forum 2006)

Dragon Forum 2012 - Extended Deadline January 1

22.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The 2012 Dragon Forum is still accepting documentary proposals that will ...
Crulic - The Path to Beyond (dir. Anca Damian, Poland, Romania 2011)

Romania: In the Shadow of the New Wave

22.12.2011 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

The qualities of Romanian film production definitely reflect the inherent ...
Solar Eclipse (dir. Martin Mareček, Czech Republic 2011)

Czech Film Critics Awards: 3 Nominated Docs

19.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Choosing out of 21 Czech documentary features released in cinemas in 2011, ...